This mango is primarily cultivated in Haiti, and is recognizable for its long S-shape, similar to the ataulfo mango, but larger. At No. Mango Francisque ranks fifth on the list of ten most commercial varieties in demand on the international market. Though they’re ubiquitous throughout Haiti, they are exported to the U.S. for just a short window during the … It has a slightly fibrous texture, but it is very sweet in flavor.The exterior will primarily be yellow, with some green tones at either end. Aroma: Peach and tropical fruit Flavor: Sweet and fruity Texture: Soft, juicy flesh with fibers Color: Bright yellow skin with green overtones Shape: Oblong and sigmoid S-shape External Ripeness Indicators: Green overtones diminish, and the yellow becomes more golden as the mango ripens.Squeeze gently to judge ripeness. Madame Francis is from Haiti, and is the most popular and commonly grown mango in the country, seeing considerable commercial acreage. Mahachanok: Asia, United States A distinguishing feature of Francis mangoes is the long S-shape and it is a flatter type of mango. The fruit are slightly oblong-kidney shaped, medium sized, and turn solid yellow at maturity. CARIFRESH S.A. is a USDA Certified Haitian commercial enterprise specializing in exporting Madame Francis mangoes to North America. The Haitian Francis mango, which grows only in Haiti, has a harvest season of just 6 to 8 weeks. Madame Francis is a high fiber mango. Francis mangoes are a type of Haitian mango that is fairly large in size and has a varying colors from yellow to orange and light green. The Mango trees provide a livihood for many in this poor nation. This week we’re all about Haitian mangoes, (also known as Madame Francis mangoes) which in our opinion are the most underrated types of mangoes on the market. The orange colored flesh contains a polyembryonic seed and has some fiber, which can range from minimal to high depending on the amount of nitrogen its receiving. The Haitian Francine variety, also known as Francis is a bold, sweet, and a little spicy mango that will hit you like a freight train. You won't believe your tastebuds! Weight: 32 oz: Dimensions: 15 × 10 × 10 cm: There are no reviews yet. Francis Mango. The Francis grows on small farms throughout Haiti. Francis. The deep yellow mango flesh is very rich and sweet and only slightly fibrous and not very stringy. Mango farmers are generally individuals who have one or two trees on their property, not massive plantations, and for some families, the income they make selling mangos will … Francis Mango. Be the first to review “Mangos (Haitian)” Cancel reply. Originating from CARIBBEAN PRODUCE, It has been providing the highest quality mangoes on the international market for the past twenty four years. This is an important export crop for the country of Haiti and is one of the few trees that is not cut down by people desperate for wood to make charcoal. Haiti grows a specific variety that is indigenous to the country. Called the "Madame Francis," it is juicy and sweet, and a bit fibrous. Madame Francis: Haiti: Large kidney shaped mango that ripens to a golden yellow colour with piquant flesh Commonly exported to the United States in spring; often a feature of NYC fruit stands. Mango is one of the Haiti 's main agricultural export products ($10.0 million per year, 10% of its total mango production) and it shows an excellent potential for growth. M ango aficionados will be thrilled to know that Francis variety Haitian Mangos are now available – April through June. (Haiti produces a more fibrous cousin of the Ataulfo, called the Francis.) Similar to the country oblong-kidney shaped, medium sized, and a bit fibrous long. 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